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Snyder stepping down from Auburn Planning Commission

AUBURN CA - Bob Snyder has tendered his resignation from the Auburn Planning Commission, after two stints of service on the board that sandwiched a term on the Auburn City Council. ...

Auburn chamber plans scaled-back Black & White Ball spinoff

AUBURN CA - Limiting numbers to 2,000 and requiring ties on all men, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is planning a scaled-down, more sedate spinoff of the Black & White Ball. A yea ...

North Auburn-to-Lincoln regional sewer wins key Placer supes support

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a regional sewer pipeline to Lincoln from North Auburn that the county estimates will cost $73 million. That figure c ...

Heat turned back on for Del Oro-Placer football

Ask Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner about the Del Oro-Placer football rivalry that will again play out tonight in Loomis and the floodgates of memories open. Bonner, a 1969 Del Oro ...

Star or stood up? Auburn poised for Amgen Tour of California bike-race answer

A year ago, Auburn was already a month into planning for its role as an Amgen Tour of California bike race stop in May. This year, the Auburn organizing team is still waiting for ...

Stiff sentence sought for ex-Doolittle staffer Kevin Ring

Prosecutors are recommending that Kevin Ring, a former John Doolittle congressional aide who became embroiled in the Abramoff lobbying scandal, get 17 to 22 years in prison for tre ...

Talks moving forward on arena with Placer County, Auburn voices

Placer County members of a regional task force looking into financing for a new home arena in Sacramento for that city’s Kings basketball team are far from drinking the royal pur ...

Sacramento Kings arena funding plans a fit for Placer County?

Sacramento’s vision of regional cooperation – and financing – for a new arena is going to be a tough sell in Placer County, some elected officials are saying. While Californ ...

Nurses dig in to oppose North Auburn birthing center closure

Birthing Center nurses at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital are publicly opposing plans to close labor and delivery services. And they’re asking the Auburn community to join them in ...

Placer County regional wastewater decision will have to wait

Placer County supervisors want more answers on a $92 million regional wastewater solution that would pipe sewage from Auburn and North Auburn to Lincoln. The city of Lincoln provi ...